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87%
  • Classical Academy Charter School
  • 20 Valley Road, Clifton
  • The Classical Academy Charter School of Clifton Inc.
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 8
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
55%
  • School #14
  • 99 St Andrews Boulevard, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 340
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
52%
  • School #8
  • 41 Oak Street, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 220
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
47%
  • School #16
  • 755 Grove Street, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 241
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
45%
  • School #9
  • 25 Brighton Road, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 321
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
44%
  • School #2
  • 1270 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 442
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
42%
  • School #3
  • 365 Washington Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
41%
  • School #11
  • 147 Merselis Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 504
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
40%
  • School #1
  • 158 Park Slope, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
40%
  • School #5
  • 136 Valley Road, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
38%
  • School #13
  • 782 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
38%
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle School
  • 1400 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
37%
  • School #15
  • 700 Gregory Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Garfield Auxiliary Ms/hs
  • 43 Clifton Ave, Clifton
  • GARFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 63
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
32%
  • School #12
  • 165 Clifton Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 671
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
31%
  • School #17
  • 361 Lexington Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 597
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
27%
  • School #4
  • 194 West Second Street, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
26%
  • Christopher Columbus Middle School
  • 350 Piaget Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,162
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
25%
  • Essex High School
  • 188 1st Street, Clifton
  • ESSEX REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COMMISSION
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 21
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
17%
  • Clifton High School
  • 333 Colfax Avenue, Clifton
  • Clifton Public School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3,156
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Clifton school information

IndexCliftonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores41%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools191,60479,221
Total private schools1682324,874
Total post-secondary schools31577,963
The Clifton, NJ educational system consists of 19 public schools, 16 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Clifton public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 5% lower than than the New Jersey average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clifton public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 31.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Clifton

IndexCliftonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade86.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.7%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

There are a total of 19 public schools, 16 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Clifton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clifton, NJ schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Clifton, NJ, an average of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Clifton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Clifton, NJ schools.

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Clifton, NJ85,57841%17%

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Clifton, NJ85,57841%17%
Source: The Clifton, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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